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A Night In The Lonesome October by Roger Zelazny

It’s almost October folks, so I thought I’d give you something to read over the cold winter nights. Zelazny’s ‘A Night in the Lonesome October’ is something of an oddity: it’s written with a cast of well known literary characters … Continue reading

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The Dragon Lives Again – aka: Deadly Hands of Kung Fu – aka: Li san jiao wei zhen di yu men (1977)

There’s so many shades of awesomeness in this movie I’m not sure where to begin. OK, some history. After the death of Bruce Lee there was born an entire new sub-genre of exploitation: Brucesploitation. Yes, that’s right, people started making … Continue reading

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Greasepaint and Gore – The Hammer Monsters of Phil Leakey and Roy Ashton

Greasepaint and Gore is a two-part documentary exploring the special effects used to create some of the most memorable creatures in the Hammer horror movies. Part one explores the creations of Phil Leakey, the first effects guy employed at Hammer … Continue reading

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Bandh Darwaza – Bollywood Dracula

Bandh Darwaza is hard to describe. It’s part Hammer House of Horror, part comedy. The film begins with a rather official looking certificate, for something or other: … then shows a couple who are praying for a child, some old … Continue reading

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